March 2021: Electronic PDF

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March 2021 Employment Practices Compliance The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically shifted workplace strategy, compliance requirements, and absence management practices for organizations large and small. This issue of @Work magazine dives … Read More

Program Showcase: Vaccine Policies

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COVID-19 and Vaccine Policies in the Workplace By Dr. Tyler Amell, PhD Chief Health and Strategy Officer MediKeeper COVID-19 and Vaccine Policies in the Workplace Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus … Read More

Compliance Showcase: Managing PFML

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How to Improve the Employee Experience Through PFML Management By Karen English, CPCU, ARM, MBA Senior Vice President Spring Consulting Group By Teri Weber, MBA Senior Vice President Spring Consulting … Read More

RTW Showcase: Defining Essential Workers

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Redefining “Essential Worker” in Light of COVID-19 Risk Reduction Requests By Coy Hillstead, Ed.D Assistant Director, Human Resources University of Minnesota Essential workers have been at the forefront of the … Read More

Employer Solutions: A Cautious Comeback

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A Cautious Comeback: Accommodations for Vaccines, On-Site Health Screenings, and Other COVID-19 Measures By Kimberly Mashburn, RN, CLMS, GBDS Absence Management Practice Lead The Hartford By Janice Malcolm-Beeker, JD Assistant … Read More

IAM Technology Tips: Addressing Uncertainty

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Address Uncertainty: Acknowledge, Assess, and Analyze By Megan G. Holstein, Esq. SVP Absence and Claims Product FINEOS Corporation Amidst all the recent uncertainty and acts of nature — the COVID-19 … Read More

Common Sense Compliance: Pandemic Law Trends

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Pandemic Employment Law Trends By Abigail O’Connell, Esq. Senior Counsel Sun Life U.S. COVID-19 has prompted federal agencies as well as state, city, and county lawmakers to adopt extensive requirements … Read More

RTW & Disability: How Accommodations Add Value

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How Accommodations Add Value to the Workplace By Diane Winiarski, M.Ed. Director Allsup Employment Services Are you prepared to explain the value of accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act … Read More

DMEC News: March 2021

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DMEC Releases 2020 Employer Leave Management Survey Results The Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) and Spring Consulting Group (Spring) have partnered for the tenth year to conduct annual research on … Read More

Compliance Memos: March 2021

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Fragmented Compliance Map of Marijuana Legalization In 2020, four more states legalized recreational marijuana: Arizona, Montana, New Jersey, and South Dakota; the total is now 15 states, the District of … Read More